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Babette S. Zemel, PhD

Babette S. Zemel, PhD

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Research Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street
Room 1560
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-1669
Fax: 215-590-0604
B.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1979.
M.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
Ph.D. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Roy SM, Chesi A, Mentch F, Xiao R, Chiavacci R, Mitchell JA, Kelly A, Hakonarson H, Grant SF, Zemel BS, McCormack SE: Body Mass Index (BMI) Trajectories in Infancy Differ by Population Ancestry and May Presage Disparities in Early Childhood Obesity J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Chun RF, Liu NQ, Lee T, Schall JI, Denburg MR, Rutstein RM, Adams JS, Zemel BS, Stallings VA, Hewison M: Vitamin D supplementation and antibacterial immune responses in adolescents and young adults with HIV/AIDS J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]

Leonard MB, Zemel BS, Wrotniak BH, Klieger SB, Shults J, Stallings VA, Stettler N: Tibia and radius bone geometry and volumetric density in obese compared to non-obese adolescents. Bone 2014 [E-pub ahead of print] Notes: Bone 2014 Dec 10. pii: S8756-3282(14)00454-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2014.12.002.

Calarge CA, Butcher BD, Coryell WH, Burns TL, Schlecte J, Zemel BS: Major Depressive Disorder and Bone Mass in Late Adolescents and Young Adults. J Bone Miner Res 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]

Lappe JM, Watson P, Gilsanz V, Hangartner T, Kalkwarf HJ, Oberfield S, Shepherd J, Winer KK, Zemel B: The Longitudinal Effects of Physical Activity and Dietary Calcium on Bone Mass Accrual Across Stages of Pubertal Development. J Bone Miner Res 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]

Lee DY, Wetzsteon RJ, Zemel BS, Shults J, Organ JM, Foster BJ, Herskovitz RM, Foerster DL, Leonard MB: Muscle Torque Relative to Cross-Sectional Area and the Functional Muscle-Bone Unit in Children and Adolescents with Chronic Disease. J Bone Miner Res 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]

Stallings VA, Schall JI, Hediger ML, Zemel BS, Tuluc F, Dougherty KA, Samuel JL, Rutstein RM: High-Dose Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Children and Young Adults with HIV: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Pediatric Infect Dis J 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]

Short DF, Gilsanz V, Kalkwarf HJ, Lappe JM, Oberfield S, Shepherd JA, Winer KK, Zemel BS, Hangartner TN: Anthropometric models of bone mineral content and areal bone mineral density based on the bone mineral density in childhood study. Osteoporos Int 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]

Bout-Tabaku S, Shults J, Zemel BS, Leonard MB, Berkowitz RI, Stettler N, Burnham JM: Obesity Is Associated with Greater Valgus Knee Alignment in Pubertal Children, and Higher Body Mass Index Is Associated with Greater Variability in Knee Alignment in Girls. J Rheumatol 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]

Malone SK and Zemel BS: Measurement and Interpretation of Body Mass Index During Childhood and Adolescence. J Sch Nurs 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]

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